STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1282-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: S.B. No. 2361

S.D. 2

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred S.B. No. 2361, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts.

 

The Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO; Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii; and an individual supported this measure. The Department of Budget and Finance provided comments on this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to January 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor & Public Employment that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2361, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2361, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Public Employment,

 

 

 

 

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AARON LING JOHANSON, Chair